Queen Village is a spectacular neighborhood filled with historic architecture and luxury homes. This Center City district is conveniently tucked away from Philly's fast-paced culture and provides a relaxing, residential atmosphere. Its central location allows for access to all of the amazing things Philly has to offer while serving as a peaceful home base for locals. The neighborhood’s quiet appeal and sense of community has caused it to become an extremely coveted neighborhood for Philadelphia natives and transplants alike.
The Queen Village area is overflowing with quality eateries and coffee shops galore. It offers a classy shopping experience, an enjoyable nightlife and a wide variety of entertainment options. The area hosts several salons and spas, allowing residents to relax, unwind and treat themselves to some TLC with ease. The community is extremely social and inviting with many independently owned shops and businesses. Queen Village is a true community and its down-to-earth culture and stylistic flair combine to make it an extremely desirable Philadelphia location.Read More ▾
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The building of larger homes was prompted by the large number of clothiers who settled here in the 1830’s. Weavers and tailors prospered alongside mariners and machinists. A large number of ship building firms established themselves along the riverfront. The area has long been important in the realm of defense manufacturing. Many of the munitions used in the War of 1812 came from this district. The U.S. Naval Shipyard was established south of Washington Avenue.Today, Queen Village is a wonderful spot to seek out real estate bargains and luxury homes.
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The School District of Philadelphia is the eighth largest school district in the nation, by enrollment. Located in a historic and culturally rich setting, Philadelphia is a racially and ethnically diverse community committed to education. The School District of Philadelphia operates 214 of the city's 300 public schools, including 149 elementary schools, 16 middle schools, and 49 high schools. The remaining 86 public schools are independently operated charter schools. Charter schools are authorized by the School District of Philadelphia, and are accountable to it.